This is a step by step approach on Solid Waste Management (SWM) Planning prepared by D-Waste Team. This manual is applicable mainly to transitional countries, where the first steps towards a more structured and more organized SWM System are implemented. However, its general views and concepts make it a useful guiding tool for everyone who needs to manage, implement, monitor and review SWM Plans. Readers will find it easy to retrieve all necessary information in order to propose effective, efficient and sustainable solutions on SWM. The report is supported by an extensive number of boxes, figures and tables helping readers to better comprehend SWM issues.